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Ring with Ankh (Symbol for Life)

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

Middle Kingdom (1991 BCE–1784 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ring with Ankh (Symbol for Life)

Origin

Egypt

Date

1991 BCE–1784 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

W. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); diam. 1.5 cm (5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.895

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